Todd Solondz, Donna Murphy, Dark Horse, Jordan Gelber
Todd Solondz' latest film, DARK HORSE will be theatrically distributed by Brainstorm Media in association with industry veteran Ted Hope's Double Hope Films and Vitagraph Films in New York City June 8 and nationally on July 27, 2012. Solondz will appear in person for a Q&A on opening weekend, alongside Donna Murphy and Jordan Gelber at the Angelika Film Center, located at 18 West Houston St. at Mercer St.
The film tells the story of a thirty-something year-old guy with arrested development who falls for a thirty-something year-old girl with the same problem. When he tries to move out of his junior high school bedroom, tragedy ensues. To watch the movie trailer, click here.
Written and directed by Todd Solondz (Welcome to the Dollhouse, Life During Wartime), DARK HORSE stars Justin Bartha (The Hangover, The Hangover Part II) as Richard, Selma Blair (Cruel Intentions, Hellboy) as Miranda, Mia Farrow (Rosemary's Baby, The Great Gatsby) as Phyllis, Jordan Gelber ("Boardwalk Empire", The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3) as Abe Wertheimer, Donna Murphy (Tangled, "The Nanny Diaries") as Marie, Christopher Walken (The Deer Hunter, Catch Me if You Can) as Jackie, Zachary Booth (The Blue Eyes, Taking Woodstock) as Justin, and Aasif Mandvi (The Last Airbender, The Proposal) as Mahmoud. The film was produced by Ted Hope and Derrick Tseng, with Nick Quested as executive producer.
Donna Murphy will star as The Witch in The Public Theater's upcoming July 2012 production of Into the Woods, which is rumored to be transfering to Broadway soon. Murphy has also starred in Broadway's The People in the Picture, LoveMusik, Children and Art, Passion, Wonderful Town and many more productions on and Off-Broadway and across the country.